Employment Projections


Thousands of scaffold helpers will be needed in the Rio Grande region by the end of 2018 (S&B Engineers and Constructors, 2015). The average hourly earnings, excluding benefits, for non-skilled entry –level position in Houston is approximately $13 (Economic Modeling Specialists International, August 2015). After successfully completing this program and earning the Industrial Scaffolding Committee (ISC) Basic Access Industrial Scaffolding certification, the hourly earning expectation is approximately $15.